Attire definition

ə-tīr
To dress or clothe, especially in fine or elaborate garments.
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Clothing or array; apparel.
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(heraldry) The single horn of a deer or stag.
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Habit or dress.
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To dress or garb.

We will attire him in fine clothing so he can make a good impression.

He stood there, attired in his best clothes, waiting for applause.

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Clothes, esp. fine or rich apparel; finery.
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The definition of attire is to wear elegant or expensive clothing.

Wearing a fancy dress is an example of to attire.

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Attire is defined as clothing.

A tuxedo is an example of formal attire.

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One's dress; what one wears; one's clothes.

He was wearing his formal attire.

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The antlers of a deer.
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To dress, esp. in fine garments; clothe; array.
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Origin of attire

  • Middle English atiren from Old French atirier a- to (from Latin ad- ad–) tire order, rank tier1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French atirier (“to equip”), from a- + tire (“rank”), akin to German Zier (“ornament”) and Old Norse tírr (“glory, renown”).

    From Wiktionary